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Activity ID: 2629

Activity type



OIT VMWare Farm - Multiple Services  

Short description

Shutdown virtual systems for specific services, to reboot VMWare host. 


Following services will be affected during this activity:
Shibboleth Authentication services
SecureID services
Roxen Web services UAF
Roxen Update (Edit) services UAF
Communigate Email services (SW email and groups)
SendMail email services
File Services (various file servers UAF and SW)
Google Apps @ UA (no new logins, current logins should be unaffected)
Banner Tuition Management Systems (TEST & PREP)

Status 1

Emergency Maintenance 

Start day

Tuesday, 2-21-2012 Time: 05:00 pm 

Recovery day

Tuesday, 2-21-2012 Time: 08:00 pm 


Three hours with contingency time, actual service outages may be of a shorter duration.


Shutdown of various servers hosting applications and rebooting the VMWare Host server to clear anomalies. Restart of hosts and validation that anomalies have been cleared.


Work performed by members of OIT ITS Technical Services and OIT Windows Server Administration departments.


Shutdown servers hosting applications; reboot VMWare host servers.  Restart servers hosting applications.  Validate anomalies have been cleared.

Affected customers

Users of the services listed above.
Some services depend on the services listed above.  A few of those include:
UAlaska login
UAF Library off campus login
UAF Websites

Authorized by

Ricky King OIT Windows Server Administration Manager 

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